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Discover the treasures of international cinema through the analytical lens of two media industry professionals from Finland, Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki.

What sets this podcast apart is its straight-forward Finnish spirit, the varied guests from around the globe, whether industry professionals or fascinating people from the film's target country. Gain unique insights, knowledge and surprising looking glasses from the world of film.

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Feb 25, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, Karri and Henrik join forces with director Nick Vaky and photographer Luke Liu from the Youtube channel Mint Volcano to discuss Taiwanese New Wave cinema. The quartet takes a close look at four distinct films across the timeline of the New Wave 'movement' from two key directors - Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang. The themes of history, sociopolitical issues, heartfelt memories and dark humor coalesce into an engaging long-form discussion.

Films covered in this episode:
A Summer at Grandpa's (1984)
A City of Sadness (1989)
Mahjong (1996)
Yi Yi (2000)

Nick Vaky
Instagram: @Nickvaky

Luke Liu
Facebook: @LukeLiuPhoto
Instagram: @Lonfom

Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki, with guests Nick Vaky and Luke Liu. Pictures from Andrew Haimerl. Edited by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune written and performed by Nick Grivell.